Elbow joint replacement, also referred to as Total Elbow Arthroplasty (TEA) is an operative procedure to treat the symptoms of elbow arthritis (Rheumatoid arthritis of elbow), elbow pain, reduced elbow joint movements that have not responded to non-surgical treatments. Elbow Joint Replacement surgery is recommended in following common conditions:
- Severe Elbow Arthritis
- Complex elbow trauma resulting in a complex elbow fracture in older patients with osteoporosis
- Tumour or growth in the elbow joint
- Rheumatoid Arthritis of elbow
- Inflammatory disease of the elbow
The goal of elbow joint replacement surgery is to eliminate elbow pain and increase the mobility of the elbow joint. The surgery is performed under a general anaesthesia or regional anaesthesia. The damaged joint surfaces of the humerus, radius and ulna are removed and proper fit of the prosthesis is obtained and the prosthesis is cemented.
The elbow replacement rehabilitation includes an average hospital stay is 3-4 days. Physiotherapy of new elbow joint begins 3-4 days after the surgery and continue for about 6 weeks to 12 weeks to regain full range of motion of the elbow joint.
Dr Gautam Tawari, is a UK trained specialist elbow surgeon. He undertook his training in elbow surgery with the Top & Best surgeon in elbow surgery in the UK. He is an expert on all kinds of elbow problems and undertakes with excellent results both primary & revision elbow replacements.
To make an clinic appointment in/near for location, please follow the links below.
www.gautamtawari.com/contacts or contact on – 9619618071 / 8291010015.